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“Point de vue du Gras” – The first photo in history in Saint-Loup-de-Varennes
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“Point de vue du Gras” – The first photo in history in Saint-Loup-de-Varennes

View from the Window at Le Gras is the oldest surviving camera photograph. It was created by French inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826 or 1827, and shows parts of the buildings and surrounding countryside of his estate, Le Gras. The buildings and o...
Top Secret! – The rescue mission begins in Rockingham
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Top Secret! – The rescue mission begins in Rockingham

The village, in the Corby district of Northamptonshire, is the site of Rockingham Castle and gives its name to Rockingham Forest during the time of William the Conqueror, because of the Castle's importance as a Royal retreat and the title Marquess of Rock...

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